El Chapo Cocktail

El Chapo Cocktail
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The El Chapo is an inventive cocktail, that comprises four ingredients. It is made with muddled strawberries, gin, Aperol, and grapefruit beer.

The origins of this cocktail are uncertain, but the creation of this cocktail is commonly attributed to a Nashville bartender named Ben Clemons.

The cocktail is named after the notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán.

As we delve into the origins and recipe of the El Chapo Cocktail, prepare to embark on a thrilling journey of taste and intrigue.

El Chapo Recipe

  1. 60 ml gin

  2. 30 ml Aperol

  3. 3 strawberries

  4. Grapefruit Beer, to top

  5. Ice

  6. Garnish: a strawberry slice

El Chapo Recipe

How to Make the El Chapo Cocktail

  1. Add 3 strawberries to a cocktail shaker and muddle.

  2. Fill the cocktail shaker with ice, and add gin and Aperol.

  3. Shake for about 10 seconds, until chilled.

  4. Strain the mix into a cocktail glass filled with ice, and top with grapefruit beer.

  5. Garnish with a strawberry slice.